City of Easley – Public Notice of Municipal Election

PLEASE TAKE NOTICE that the Pickens County Registration & Elections Commission will be conducting the municipal election for the City of Easley to be held Tuesday, November 3rd, 2009 for the purpose of electing one City Council Member each for Wards 2, 4,and 6, and the Combined Utilities Commissioner.

Such election will be held in accordance with the statues of the State of South Carolina and ordinances of the City of Easley governing elections.

Every person offering to vote must be duly registered on the County Books of Registration for Pickens County, as an elector and a resident of the City of Easley thirty days prior to the date of election, that being the 3rd day of October, 2009. Any person wishing to register to vote in this election must do so no later than Saturday, October 3rd, 2009.

The polls will be opened at 7:00 A. M. and will remain continuously opened until they are closed at 7:00 P. M. on the evening of November 3rd, 2009. The polls will be under the supervision of the Managers of the Election who have been appointed by the Pickens County Registration & Election Commission, which has been directed to conduct this election.

Voters who are blind, physically disabled, or unable to read or write are entitled to assistance in casting their ballot. This assistance may be given by anyone the voter chooses except his employer, an agent of his employer, or an officer or agent of his union. The Managers must be notified if assistance is needed.

Voters who are unable to enter their polling place due to physical disability or age may vote in the vehicle in which they drove, or were driven, to the polls. When notified, the Managers will help voters using this curbside voting provision.

Registered electors who cannot vote in person may be eligible to vote by absentee ballot. Persons wishing more information concerning absentee voting should contact the Pickens County Registration & Elections Commission by e-mail: staceyf@co.pickens.sc.us or by phone: 864-898-5948.

This is a non-partisan election and no party affiliation shall be placed on the ballot.

The process of examining the returned-addressed envelopes containing absentee ballots will begin at 9:00 A. M. on the morning of the election in the Registration & Elections Commission Office inside the Pickens County Administration Building located at 222 McDaniel Ave. Pickens, SC 29671. Contact our office at 864-898-5948 to confirm the time.

The hearing on any ballots challenged in the election will be held Thursday, November 5th, 2009 at 9:00 A. M. in the Pickens County Board Room inside the Pickens County Administration Building located at 222 McDaniel Ave. Pickens, SC 29671.

Any run-off election will be held two weeks after the election on Tuesday, November 17th, 2009.

For more information, please go to the Pickens County Registration & Elections Commission website: http://pickenscountyelections.blogspot.com/

The polling places for this election are as follows:

PRECINCT …………POLLING PLACE
132 Zion ……………Countryside Villages 706 Pelzer Hwy. Easley, SC 29642
133 Smith Grove …..National Guard Armory 107 Rockmount Rd. Easley, SC 29640
134 Arial Mill ………Senior Citizens Center 401 Blair St. Easley, SC 29640
135 Park Street ……Senior Citizens Center 401 Blair St. Easley, SC 29640
136 Simpson ………Easley Union Baptist Church 200 N. Pendleton St. Easley, SC 29640
137 Woodside …….National Guard Armory 107 Rockmount Rd. Easley, SC 29640
138 Brushy Creek Brushy Creek Baptist Church 100 Clay St. Easley, SC 29642
139 Pickensville ……First Baptist Church 300 E 1st Ave. Easley, SC 29640
140 Easley ………….First Baptist Church 300 E 1st Ave. Easley, SC 29640
141 Forest Acres …..St. Matthias Lutheran Church 501 Powdersville Rd. Easley, SC 29642
142 Powdersville I ….Brushy Creek Baptist Church 100 Clay St. Easley, SC 29642
143 Powdersville II Presbyterian Home 205 Bud Nalley Dr. Easley, SC 29642
144 Rock Springs …..Rock Springs Baptist Church 212 Dayton School Rd. Easley, SC 29642
147 Georges Creek Georges Creek Baptist Church 1991 Saluda Dam Rd. Easley, SC 29640
148 McKissick ………Calvary Hill Baptist Church 510 Rampey St. Easley, SC 296940

Additionally, all registered voters in the following Anderson County precincts who reside inside the City of Easley and are otherwise qualified are eligible to vote in this election at the polling place named below:

PRECINCT …………..POLLING PLACE
121 Powdersville ……Brushy Creek Baptist Church 100 Clay St. Easley, SC 29642
164 Hunt Meadows Brushy Creek Baptist Church 100 Clay St. Easley, SC 29642

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